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Alcatraz East Crime Museum Reveals NEW Summer Displays

Alcatraz East Crime Museum will be offering special summer displays, shedding light on the sexual assault crimes involving the USA Gymnastics national team doctor and the 25th anniversary of Nicole Brown Simpson’s murder. New Exhibits This summer Alcatraz East Crime Museum continues to roll out new exhibits for visitors. There will be two displays, both aimed

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5 Things To Do This July 4th

July Midnight Parade Date: July 3rd- 4th, 2019 Location: Downtown Gatlinburg Cost: FREE For the past 44 years, Gatlinburg has gone all out to celebrate Independence Day. To kick off the holiday they begin at 12:01 am on July 4th with The Gatlinburg Fourth of July Midnight Parade. This parade stretches more than a mile

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New Exhibit on Nicole Brown Simpson Highlights Domestic Violence

Murdered 25 years ago this June, Nicole Brown Simpson would have celebrated her 60th birthday on May 19, 2019. In her memory, Alcatraz East Crime Museum is turning the focus on domestic violence, offering a temporary exhibit dedicated to who Nicole Brown Simpson. The exhibit will open on May 17, 2019 and will run for

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Your Guide to Memorial Day in Pigeon Forge!

Barbeque & Bluegrass  Dollywood will be packed with food and music to kick- off summer! The Barbeque & Bluegrass Festival will begin May 24th and last through June 2nd. See up and coming Bluegrass musicians including Sugar & The Mint, Rhonda Vincent and The Rage, and Dailey and Vincent. You can be sure to find tasty

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Mama’s Farmhouse Turns 10!

    Mama’s will celebrate their anniversary all day on May 3rd with a special meal deal! Dine in during breakfast, lunch or dinner that day and receive 2 adult meals for only $10! Be sure to enter the raffle drawings for a chance to win one of ten $100 gift cards!   Mama’s Farmhouse

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Dollywood’s Barbecue & Bluegrass Festival 2019

One of Dollywood’s best seasonal events is back again for 2019! If you haven’t experienced Dollywood’s Barbeque & Bluegrass festival you are missing out on mouth watering food, toe tappin’ tunes, and the best kick off to summer! From May 24th to June 2nd, you and the whole family can see some big name bluegrass

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4 Things You Can’t Miss at Wilderness Wildlife Week 2019

If you’re a fan of The Smokies, hiking, animals, and nature, then Wilderness Wildlife Week is perfect for you! Enjoy a week full of history, nature, and hiking all based here in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and The LeConte Center. You can find so many tools to help you on your next exploration

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*UPDATED* Synchronous Fireflies 2019 Dates Announced!

One of the most exciting events that takes place in our own backyard is almost back! The Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials have announced the lottery dates and information for the viewing of the famous Elkmont Synchronous Fireflies! Each year in late May and early June, the fireflies put on a naturally occuring 2

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2019 Music in the Mountains Spring Parade Guide

Mark your calendars for May 3rd for the annual Music in the Mountains Spring Parade! The parade will feature Cal Ripken Jr. as the Grand Marshal for the second year! Be sure to head to the Parkway early for a great view before the parade begins at 6 pm.   This year’s performances will be

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Explore The NEW “Savage Seas” Exhibit at Ripley’s!

The NEWEST Ripley’s Exhibit is officially open! Explore all the discoveries, tales, and ruins of what lies beneath the ocean surface. Learn all about pirate life and discover the weapons used for daily survival! With many games available, you can live like a pirate experience their choice of entertainment. Be prepared to weather the storm inside

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Spend Your Easter in Pigeon Forge

If you have plans to spend the Easter holiday in Pigeon Forge, you’ll want to familiarize yourself with some great events taking place in town. Whether the kids want to meet the Easter bunny, or enjoy some of the exciting attractions in town, your family will have a wonderful weekend in The Smokies!   Easter

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Springtime in The Smokies 2019

Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage Get ready for the 69th annual Wildflower Pilgrimage in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park! Every April, you can be a part of the 5 day long event and experience guided hikes that explore all sorts of nature in the national park — wildflowers, wildlife, culture, history and more! It’s a great way

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